Please add this newsletter to your Safe Sender list
View this email as a Web page | Manage Account


  December 12, 2011 Follow us on FacebookFollow us on TwitterJoin us on LinkedInRSS feed

6 Ways to Reduce Physician Turnover

Karen Minich-Pourshadi

Are you focusing on physician recruitment but neglecting physician turnover? By one estimate, the loss of a single physician can create a $1.2 million loss. Here's how Baystate Health reduced turnover by over a third in a single year. >>>

 

Editor's Picks

FTC Shows ProMedica its Teeth

The Federal Trade Commission is notorious for causing trouble among hospital organizations that want to merge. This week it ruled against ProMedica, which has enacted a partnership with St. Luke's Hospital in Ohio. But the agency's enforcement efforts are getting tougher rather than easier. >>>

'Doc Fix' is Unfixable

Physicians are crossing their fingers—once again—as Congress nears a January 1 deadline to consider a "doc fix" or a 27.4% cut to Medicaid services. >>>

IHI: Hospitals, Patients Rethink Care; Berwick Blasts Rhetoric

At this year's Institute for Healthcare Improvement forum, leading-edge healthcare providers are thinking in detailed and creative ways about just what form changes to our healthcare system must take. >>>

Immediate Jeopardy: 14 CA Hospitals Fined $850,000

Since the state law allowing financial penalties for immediate jeopardy incidents took effect in 2007, nearly one in four California hospitals has been ordered to pay for violations such as retained foreign objects and medication errors. >>>

Our Top 12 Stories of 2011

As 2011 winds down, we review our most popular online stories of the year. Quality concerns, readmissions, accountable care organizations, value-based purchasing, and uncertainty about the future of healthcare all share the spotlight. >>>



Finance Headlines

Federal center pays good money for suspect medicine

Chicago Tribune, December 12, 2011

Health squeeze: UK's free healthcare under threat

Denver Post/Reuters, December 12, 2011

Our healthcare spending, in one map

The Washington Post, December 9, 2011

What happens when critical access hospitals aren't so critical?

HealthLeaders Media, December 8, 2011

ICD-10: It's Later Than You Think

HealthLeaders Media Staff, December 1, 2011



Stay Connected to HealthLeaders

Don't Miss the News You Want.

Spam filters exist for a reason, but not for the news you need. Make sure you aren’t missing your daily and/or weekly industry coverage. Add our address -- news.editor@healthleadersmedia.com -- to your address book or e-mail whitelist to keep the news you need in your inbox.


Is All of Your Leadership Team In The Know?

Our award-winning Daily News & Analysis e-newsletter can keep your leadership team abreast of relevant breaking news, and with in-depth industry coverage through 10 weekly e-newsletters that hit every pillar of healthcare, we've got your whole leadership team covered. Subscribe to any -- or all -- of our e-newsletters.



Multimedia/Events

Webcast: Tackle Physician Turnover Costs, Rev Up Recruitment

Date: December 20, 2011
About: Losing just one physician can mean a $1 million hit to your budget, and most facilities have turnover rates that are much higher. Join HealthLeaders Media for a 90-minute webcast and Q&A, featuring Brett Walker, director, physician & provider recruiting, at Indiana University Health and J. Gregory Stovall, MD, senior VP of medical affairs for Trinity Mother Frances Health System. Learn proven techniques and strategies to address your recruitment and retention challenges. >>>




From HealthLeaders Magazine

Patient Engagement Takes Physician Leadership

As providers become increasingly accountable for healthcare outcomes, patient engagement grows in significance. Individuals should take responsibility for their health, but what role do the providers play in turning consumers of care into partners in care? >>>

 

Managing the Continuum

 

Treating Patient as Partner


Sponsored Headlines

WP - Axendia White paper: Lowering the Cost of Healthcare from the Inside Out

WP - Using IBM Maximo Asset Management to manage all asset classes in hospitals and healthcare organizations

Video - Sisters of Mercy: IBM Service Management solutions facilitate a business process transformation

Webcast - Maximo Monday - Optimizing Inventory Investments in Today's Challenging Environment


Sponsor this Newsletter

Contact Paul Mattioli, Sr. Director of Sales, at pmattioli@healthleadersmedia.com or call 800.639.7477.

  MAGAZINE | NEWS | TERMS OF SERVICE | PRIVACY POLICY | ADVERTISE Follow us on FacebookFollow us on TwitterJoin us on LinkedInRSS feed

©2011 HealthLeaders Media

If you prefer not to receive this email newsletter, you can unsubscribe here
HealthLeaders Media Community and Rural Hospital Weekly is a division of HealthLeaders Media ©2011
HEALTHLEADERSMEDIA
5115 Maryland Way - Brentwood, TN 21027
Serving the business information needs of healthcare executives and professionals.